Monday, March 19, 2012

Palak Paneer - II (Quick version)

Its 74F, feeling like summer. So warm, sunny and wonderful day. Early morning soon after a long dull days if we see bright sunny day our eyes twinkles and mind freshen up. Not only humans love the cheerful sunny days, birds also twits with joy, trees swings with delight. 

Because of winter and monsoon season, we understand how important is sun and its sunlight. As the sun bestow his sunlight on us its like a blessing that makes me believe yes there is 'God' somewhere. Trees will have green fur and full of pretty flowers in few days. Earth is swinging in joy. A very happy early spring. Spring is poetry.

This recipe is super easy require few ingredients and result will be smooth, rich creamy palak paneer dish. This is my second palak panner dish quick version, look for my previous palak paneer recipe here.

Palak paneer goes to Holi Fest Colourful Palette event hosted by kalyani

Time: 10 minutes
Serve: 2


1 bunch of spinach 
2-4 green chilies(finely chopped) as per taste
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp ghee(clarified butter)
2 tbsp of oil for frying paneer
Small slice of paneer (Cottage Cheese)
Salt to taste
1. Clean and wash spinach, cook for 5 minutes in a vessel with minium quantity of water. Strain off water from  spinach, and grind it to a fine paste.

2. Roughly grind or crush cumin seeds and chopped green chilies with mortar- pestle or blender.

3. Heat ghee in a pan, add crushed cumin seeds and green chilies. Give it a mix. Quickly add spinach paste.

4. Add salt and sugar (according to your taste), Mix well. Reduce heat to medium low.

5. Slice panner into small cubes, fry it in another pan to light golden brown color in oil.

6. Add fried paneer pieces to spinach. Stir for couple of minutes.

7. Serve hot with roti, nan, kulcha or any variety of rice.

1. Do not cover spinach while cooking otherwise it will turn dark.
2. Adding a pinch of baking soda will retain its color to bright green(here not used)

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for linking this Amruta... looks yum ! I will stop by often for all ur veg Maharashtrian dishes.. nice space you have here !

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